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    Debian: DSA-3916-1: atril security update

    Date 21 Jul 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that Atril, the MATE document viewer, made insecure use of tar when opening tar comic book archives (CBT). Opening a malicious CBT archive could result in the execution of arbitrary code. This update disables the CBT format entirely.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3916-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    July 21, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : atril
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000083
    Debian Bug     : 868500
    
    It was discovered that Atril, the MATE document viewer, made insecure
    use of tar when opening tar comic book archives (CBT). Opening a
    malicious CBT archive could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
    This update disables the CBT format entirely.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.8.1+dfsg1-4+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.16.1-2+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your atril packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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